The country’s first underground metro rail will be running at a depth of 10 to 30 metres below the ground along most of the 19.87-kilometre route from Dhaka Airport to Kamalapur.
Physical works of two mega infrastructure projects involving around Tk 70,000 crore will get underway this week, setting off a flurry of activities for the next several years.
Pitalganj, next to the Shitalakkhya and located around 1.5km south of Kanchan Bridge in Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila, is like any other village across the country.
A Japan-Bangladesh joint-venture firm will develop the depot area for the country’s first-ever underground metro rail, MRT-1, for which physical work is expected to start next month.
The metro rail authorities today (October 23, 2022) hired consultants for the country’s first underground metro rail.
Civil works of the country’s first underground metro rail will start in December this year, after a two-year delay.
Physical work of Bangladesh’s first underground metro rail will start within September this year.
Physical work of the country's first underground metro rail is expected to begin in March next year, authorities have said.